Top 10: The best dog-friendly pubs & inns in the UK
For many people, a holiday isn’t a holiday without their dog. If you are looking for the perfect dog-friendly getaway with a little bit of luxury and plenty of walks nearby, then Inn Places has the perfect spots for you.
Innplaces.co.uk has an online collection of boutique pubs and inns located around the UK which offer creature comforts for dogs and owners alike, featuring everything from special doggie treats including dog ‘beer’ and even a doggie room service menu! Even though all of the inns featured on innplaces.co.uk are dog-friendly, here are their Top Ten…
INN AT CRANBORNE, DORSET
Their resident dog loves to meet visiting canines and there are no access restrictions as long as they are ‘well spoken’. With dog treats on the bar, dog-friendly bedrooms, a canine breakfast of bacon and sausage included and miles of beautiful walks nearby, this is the perfect weekend retreat.
THE CHOLMONDELEY ARMS, CHESHIRE
Treat your canine friend to a Dog ‘beer’ (a meaty stock-based drink) as well doggy treats which are available in a jar on the bar. Three of their bedrooms are dog-friendly and dog beds are supplied too.
ROSE & CROWN, CO. DURHAM
Non-muddy dogs on leads are welcome inside the inn, and there are facilities for washing down and drying resident canines (at no charge). Even the doggy treats are made locally so your best friend can eat like a king!
THE BULL & SWAN, LINCOLNSHIRE
This beautiful inn takes dog pampering to a whole new level with its very own doggie room service menu featuring steak, chicken and other pooch-pampering morsels. And it will be well deserved after a walk by Rutland Water, with its breathtaking wildlife, lakeside paths and pretty views.
SHIP HOTEL, BRANCASTER, NORFOLK
Pamper your dog at the Ship Hotel, which offers your furry friend their very own bed, towels and bedside snacks in six of the rooms. Dogs can happily roam around in the main bar and garden.
THE FUZZY DUCK, WARWICKSHIRE
All-access is bestowed upon your canine friends at this Costwold retreat, with dog biscuits behind the bar, and even a doggy welcome pack when you arrive.
THE CHEQUERS INN, LINCOLNSHIRE
With a dedicated doggie page on their website and long communal tables specially designated for dog owners in their restaurant, this is a great inn to stay at with your canine friend.
KINGHAM PLOUGH, OXFORDSHIRE
All dogs get their own canine bar snacks in the form of pigs ears and are welcomed in the bar and in two of their bedrooms.
THE TALBOT, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
Ground-floor rooms are all dog-friendly for small to medium-sized pooches, and you get a doggie bowl and treats in the room.
LORD CREWE ARMS, CO. DURHAM
Dogs are loved at the Lord Crew Arms and visitor’s dogs are often featured on their Twitter page. They are welcome in the bar where they have dog biscuits on the bar and a dog bed by the fire, and in 14 of the rooms.
So if you’re looking for a relaxing getaway with your furry best friend, with lots of countryside to explore, great beer, fantastic food and cosy fires, head over to innplaces.co.uk to explore these inns and many more.